Orthodox Christians celebrate the great Christian holiday of Epiphany. Epiphany is a Christian feast day that celebrates the revelation of God the Son as a human being in Jesus Christ. Skopje. Macedonia. 19th January 2012
This holiday is celebrated since the second century and is connected with the baptism of Jesus Christ in the waters of the River Jordan by John, who then called John the Baptist.
It is believed that by throwing the cross into rivers, lakes and other waterways, the waters were sanctified.